FESTIVALS: Cyprus Film Days upgraded to international competition

CYPRUS: The Ministry of Education and Culture announces that the 9th CYPRUS FILM DAYS -International Film Festival 2011, co-organised with the Rialto theatre has been upgraded to an international competition…
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FESTIVALS: Cyprus Film Days Adds International Competition

The Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture has announced that the 9th CYPRUS FILM DAYS -International Film Festival 2011, co-organised with the Rialto theatre has been upgraded to an international…

FESTIVALS: Cyprus Announces International Festival Competition

The Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture announced that the 9th Cyprus Film Days - International Film Festival 2011, co-organised with the Rialto Theatre, has been upgraded to an international…

FESTIVALS: Turkish Film Wins Cyprus Festival

A Turkish debut film, Love in Another Language directed by Ilksen Basarir, won the best film award at the Cyprus International Film Festival (www.cyprusfilmfestival.org) which concluded on 18 October 2010.…

Cyprus TV acquires reality format

Cyprus public broadcasting channel CyBC (www.cybc.com.cy) has bought rights to the Come Dine with Me from Britain's ITV.

Cyta withdraws from digital TV license tendor

Cyta (www.cyta.com.cy) has withdrawn its bid for the second digital TV license in Cyprus. Cyta withdrew when the bid reached €5 million.

KidsCo expands in Central Europe, Cyprus

KidsCo increased its territories throughout Central Europe, with several launches in place by the start of 2010.

FESTIVALS: Cyprus filmmakers stage festival

Cypriot filmmakers have organized a festival of works by both Greek and Turkish directors in the spirit of reconciliation between the historically opposing ethnic groups.

Guilt bows at international screenings

Guilt, the Cypriot-Greek coproduction directed by Vassilis Mazomenos has been chosen to screen at the next Montreal Film Festival before heading to Athens in a tribute to Cyprus film.

Strike at Cyprus TV

Following a four-hour work stoppage on July 13, the trade-unions of the National Television Channel (RIK) in Cyprus have announced a warning, 24-hour strike to take place on Thursday.

Welsh funding for Cyprus film

The Film Agency for Wales has granted £150,000 (€175,000) to the Cyprus-set film The Silk Man.

Cyprus-owned station fined

Volia Cable, a Kiev-based analog TV company, has been fined by Ukraine's Antimonopoly Committee.

Cyprus bids for Russian TV show

Official Cyprus bodies are banding together in an effort to bring a Russian Channel One TV talent contest to the island nation.

Small Crime an art house success

Greek Cypriot director Christos Georgiou's debut film Small Crime is proving a hit in Greece, drawing 4,500 viewers after just four days on two screens,

Shooting of “Guilt” wraps

Director Vassilis Mazomenos has completed filming on Guilt, which was entirely shot in Cyprus, and has now returned to Athens for editing.

Children's film festival begins in Cyprus

The 5th International Children's Film Festival of Cyprus opens November 15 in Nicosia, running through November 23.

Cyprus hosts Romanian film fest

Romanian films will be the focus of a week-end festival being held in Limassol, Cyprus, November 7-10.

Sappho takes top Cyprus fest awards

Director Robert Crombie's Sappho took home the bulk of the awards at the closing ceremony of the 3rd Cyprus International Film Festival on October 25.

Cyprus sets date for move to digital TV

Cyprus will make the transfer to digital TV broadcasting in 2011, government officials announced.

Cyprus Short Film Fest calls for entries

The second edition of the Cyprus International Short Film Festival announced a January 16 deadline in its call for entries for the 2009 event.